Water Heater Repair

Rinnai Hybrid Tank-Tankless Water Heater

Rinnai Hybrid Tank-Tankless Water Heater

Watch this video to find out about the Rinnai RH180 Hybrid Tank-Tankless hot water heater, which combines on-demand water heating technology with an efficient storage tank and standard installation.

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Draining a Hot Water Heater

Draining a Hot Water Heater

Draining your water heater regularly allows it to work more efficiently and last longer. Watch this video to find out how to drain the hot water heater in your home.

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adjusting hot water heater

How to Make Hot Water Heaters More Efficient

Watch this video to see some tips on how to save energy and lower your utility bills when using the hot water heater in your home including lowering the water heater thermostat, insulating hot water pipes, and draining the water heater periodically.

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draining a hot water heater

How to Drain a Hot Water Heater

Draining your hot water heater yearly removes any sediment that has built up in the bottom of the tank and makes your water run more efficiently. Watch this video to find out how to drain your water heater.

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Closing the pressure relief valve on a hot water heater.

When to Close the Pressure Relief Valve While Draining a Hot Water Tank

Desiree’ asks, “After draining a hot water heater, do you reset the pressure valve before refilling the tank or after?”

Close the pressure relief valve before refilling it to keep water from coming out the valve and through the discharge pipe when it’s refilling. Read on for more details.

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Opening pressure relief valve on top of water heater

Hot Water Heater Maintenance Tips for Your Home

Performing simple routine maintenance on your water heater can make it last longer and keep small problems from turning into big ones. Watch this video to find out how.

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Attaching hose to hot water heater drain

How to Drain a Water Heater

Draining your water heater once a year removes sediment from the tank that can cause it to work harder and cost more to use. Learn how it’s done in this video.

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Pressure relief valve on hot water heater.

How to Repair a Leaking Water Heater Pressure Relief Valve

Leighton asks, “I just drained my hot water heater, and now the pressure relief valve is leaking. Is this something I can replace on my own, or should I call a plumber?”

Pressure relief valves sometime develop a drip when opened for the first time in years. If the drip doesn’t stop on its own in a day or two, here are the basic steps involved.

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